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300hr Yoga teacher training

300hr Yoga teacher training

Are you already 200hr trained, wish to learn more but without the commitment of a year long training? Our 300hr series of advanced Yoga teacher training modules offer the perfect solution. Choose short 2 or 4 day individual modules, perhaps it’s the teachers you are most inspired by or finding a dept of knowledge in one area.

Places may be limited so please contact Moya at The elbowroom if you are interested in attending or use the above booking link.… Read more

Posted on March 1, 2020

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

Throughout your pregnancy or after birth, you may have experienced SPD aka Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – A common disorder of the pelvis caused by the body’s inability to adapt to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by a hormone which is ultimately designed to support your baby’s gentle growth.

However, some women face difficulty when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly or there has been a change in the way the pelvic joint functions during pregnancy, triggering which experts believe more than 25% of women suffer with, though many remain undiagnosed, SPD.… Read more

Posted on February 5, 2019

A book That Inspired You – Josh Summers

A book That Inspired You – Josh Summers

Lisa: Hi Josh, is there a certain book that comes to mind that has inspired or motivated you to become a better teacher?

I’d have to say Buddhism Without Beliefs by Stephen Batchelor. Batchelor’s writing has inspired me to embrace inquiry, scepticism and exploration on the spiritual path. His approach resonates with the secular humanist in me, as well as the sensibility that spiritual practice is, in a very rich way, an artistic process.Read more

Posted on October 24, 2017

Exercises To Show The Link Between The Spine & The Core

Exercises To Show The Link Between The Spine & The Core

The Spine and the core muscles are interlinked. It’s impossible to do something with one, without affecting the other.

At a very basic level, our ability to train and encourage motor function of these two places requires our control of mobilising and stabilising the axial skeleton.

Knee Fold

The first exercise Knee Fold encourages the muscles of the natural corset of the body to anticipate the load of a single, and then a double leg being lifted from the floor.… Read more

Posted on October 24, 2017

3 Top Tips For Preparing Your Feet & Lower Limbs

3 Top Tips For Preparing Your Feet & Lower Limbs

Everything you hear about yoga starting from the ground up is truer than you think. The tissues in your feet are connected by a full body web of fascia and have a profound effect on your bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, nervous system and internal organs.

Your feet are not only the foundation to all yoga asana but key in supporting your whole body to move with graceful ease.

In preparation for Susan Church and Orla Crosse’s Advanced Yoga for Lower Limbs and Pelvis module of our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training Course, we have put together 3 top tips for preparing your feet and lower limbs to help create a more sublime practice.… Read more

Posted on October 7, 2017

Gary Carter : Creating Healthy Conditions For Movement & Practice

Gary Carter : Creating Healthy Conditions For Movement & Practice

As movement practitioners and teachers when we can often ask our students to perform gross bodily movements in order to achieve a posture or finish an exercise. What many people don’t realise is that a different approach may be far more useful for our bodies. 

Studies have shown that the best results can often be achieved by a total rethink of how we initiate a movement in the first place.

For example, fascial research has proved that the more subtle soft touch therapies have a greater effect on our systems rather than deeper or stronger therapies.… Read more

Posted on October 6, 2017